Canal boat holidays on the Shropshire Union Canal in Cheshire

Bunbury holidays

Bunbury Lock, Bunbury, Tarporley, Cheshire, CW6 9QB

Canal boat holidays on the Shropshire Union Canal in Cheshire

Set in glorious Cheshire countryside, this location offers great cruising options for beginners and experts.

Cruising north on short break you can head to the ancient City of Chester, and explore the Roman walls, famous Rows galleries and Chester Zoo.

On a four-night break you could continue on to the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port.

Or head south on the Shropshire Union Canal and Middlewich Branch to the world famous Anderton Boat Lift.

On a week’s holiday from Bunbury you can cruise to Llangollen and back, crossing over the UNESCO World Heritage Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

On a 10-day or two week holiday from Bunbury you can travel round the Cheshire Ring or Four Counties Ring.

For more information about our holidays on the Shropshire Union Canal, click here
To read Stan Cullimore’s review of a short break holiday from Bunbury, click here

For further information please consult the Pearson (P) or Nicholson (N) Guides indicated above and found here.

Routes: Cheshire Ring, Four Counties Ring
Waterways: Shropshire Union Canal, Llangollen Canal, Montgomery Canal, Trent & Mersey Canal

Below is a selection of Narrowboat routes that we have hand picked to help you decide which holiday you would like to take.

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